I am writing to make a request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide me with copies of the following:
The costs to the authority (Local Education Authority) for handling and contesting appeals to the Special Educational Needs Tribunal for the academic years 2015/2016, 2016/2017 and 2017/2018.
We can confirm the following costs were incurred:
15/16 – £53,302
16/17 – £64,758
17/18 – £64,918